Joseph B. Norris, MD
Shoulders, Elbows, Hands, Hips, & Knees (Sports)

Dr. Norris joined McLean County Orthopedics in 2009. He treats all types of orthopedic conditions, but focuses on sports-related injuries and arthroscopic surgery. He is certified to perform Cartilage Restoration with autologous chondrocyte implantation.

Dr. Norris grew up in Springfield, Illinois and graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University. While at Wesleyan, he played football for four years and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed medical school and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Southern Illinois University. He completed a year-long fellowship in sports medicine in Baltimore MD, where he served as a team physician for the Baltimore Ravens.

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Sports Fellowship
Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore Maryland

Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Southern Illinois University

Medical School
Southern Illinois University

Magna Cum Laude
Illinois Wesleyan University




Fellowship Trained
Accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship
NFL Baltimore Ravens
2008 Associate Team Physician

Specializes in Knee, Shoulder, & Ankle

Cartilage Restoration
Certified for Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

Resident Teacher Of The Year
Dept of Surgery, Southern Illinois University 2007

Excellence In Teaching Award
SIU (2003 - 2006)

Four Year Football Letterman
Illinois Wesleyan

Memberships & Associations

American Academy Of Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopy Association Of North America
Research On ACL Sprains in Teen Athletes
Research On High School Sports Concussion
Research On Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
Research On Tendon Repairs